Matt McGorry from Archive 81 is thought to be gay by his fans. But are those speculations about his sexual orientation baseless or true? Is he in a relationship or has kept a wife hidden somewhere? Some fans wonder about his girlfriend while others look up his wife's name and speculate if he's married in 2022.
Matt McGorry is an American activist and actor who is best known for portraying the role of Asher Millstone on the ABC legal drama series How to Get Away with Murder and John Bennet on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.
Matt's popularity seems to have soared once again after the release of Archive 81. In the horror series, he is seen portraying the role of the protagonist Dan's best friend Mark Higgins.
After the revival of his fame, he is facing fans' curiosity about him and his dating life, and his sexual orientation. They have even floated the narrative that he is gay.
Is Matt McGorry in a Relationship or Married and, to a Wife or Husband?
Since Archive 81 came out, Matt McGorry has once again gained a lot of admirers. Some of them are probably thinking about what's he doing right now, if he is gay, or whether he is single.
Some fans have even taken the extra step and declared for him that he is gay. How polite of them to take time out of their hectic schedules and speak on his behalf!
But keeping sarcasm aside, people who believe Matt McGorry to be attracted to men based on what's said about him on the internet, are surprisingly large in number.
But it looks that this narrative about him being gay has been pushed around by some gay fans hoping to manifest it because there's no truth to it. The Archive 81 star is all straight and not all attracted to men.
The resurfacing of a clip of the round-table discussion series he participated in Man Enough in 2018 on the internet has come forth to squash all those baseless claims about his gayness.
In the series that centers around the perception of masculinity, Matt McGorry, the supposedly 'gay one', said that he has never found himself attracted to boys. However, he opened up about experimenting with men with boys when he was young and sadly nurtured shame about it for years.
The incorrect rumors about his sexuality have been debunked. But that's not the only thing fans want to know about him. So, he is straight is confirmed! But what about his current relationship status? Is he single or is he in a healthy relationship with someone or is it complicated?
He looks like he has a wife. So could he be married to his wife, who he has hidden away somewhere? We say that because Matt McGorry is a very private person and kept the details about his personal life away from the public eye. The information about his relationship has never emerged anywhere on the internet.
But, on being asked in an interview if he has a secret wife, he said that he did not have a secret wife and that he was single. The Orange is the new Black actor who has shared that he is not good with girls, believes that he is very awkward around girls, and has a very strange sense of humor that the girls might not like.
Matt McGorry has also revealed that he is not the kind that falls in love easily. So, the 35-year-old seems to be planning to take all the time he needs to fall in love and marry a wife of his choosing.
Matt McGorry and His Early Life and Career
Matt McGorry was born on April 12, 1986, in Manhattan, New York. He used to perform street magic as a 9-year-old child. He did his schooling at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and graduated from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts in 2008.
Being the bodybuilder that he is, he had never been a sports-loving kid and was never athletic so, he was always excessively self-conscious about his physical build.
However, that all came to change when he was gifted training sessions with a personal prize after he won a science fair at school, and he quickly became attached with his trainer, who was not into hardcore exercises but emphasized corrective exercises and fitness.
The How to Get Away with Murder actor began powerlifting in college. He also did strength exercises after he reached 220 pounds. According to the actor, bodybuilding was the vehicle that instilled self-discipline in him, which helped him transition into acting later. Besides acting, Matt had a career as a personal trainer, fitness writer for Men's Journal, and competitive bodybuilder.
Acting Matt McGorry started when he debuted on television on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. He also guest-starred in Person of Interest, Gossip Girl, and Royal Pains before he got his breakthrough in a recurring role in Orange Is the New Black as corrections officer John Bennet in 2013.
In 2014, He was cast as a regular in How to Get Away with Murder. That very year, he also did an indie drama How He Fell in Love.
Matt McGorry considers himself to be a police and prison abolitionist and a feminist. He has shown interest in various social issues.